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Cabinet OKs US$8 Million Humanitarian Aid to N.Korea
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Cabinet OKs US$8 Million Humanitarian Aid to N.Korea

The government on Thursday approved a proposal to give US$8 million in aid to North Korean mothers and children through international organizations.

But it did not set a date for the payment. "The government will decide on the timing after watching the development of the inter-Korean situation and taking other factors into account", the Unification Ministry said in a statement.

Seoul has been severely criticized over the timing of the proposal amid international efforts to bring the North to heel after its latest nuclear test.

Chinese Film Centered Around Lays First Lead Drama Character To Premiere In Korea
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Chinese Film Centered Around Lays First Lead Drama Character To Premiere In Korea

EXOs Lay will once again return in front of Korean viewers as Er Yue Hong!

The Mystic Nine Side Story: Flowers Bloom in February is a side film to the popular Chinese drama, The Mystic Nine (also known as Old Nine Gates). While the highly successful drama itself is about nine families of grave robbers who join forces to stop a Japanese scheme to kill an entire city, the film explores the backstory of one specific grave robber, Er Yue Hong, or Lays character.

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BTOB's Sungjae chosen as the new model for 'Thermos Korea'!
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BTOB's Sungjae chosen as the new model for 'Thermos Korea'!

BTOB's Sungjae has been chosen as the new model of 'Thermos Korea'!

The company said, "We believed that Sungjae could most effectively spread 'Thermos Korea' products, as he's gaining much interest and love through various promotions."

SEE ALSO: BTOB talk about wearing school uniforms again + get ready for 'A Hyung I Know'

'Thermos Korea's past model was Hyungsik, so it seems like they prefer idol actors! Check out some of Sungjae's photos below.

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EXO Earned Over A Whopping $1 Million From A Single US Concert, Ranking High On Billboards Boxscore Chart
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EXO Earned Over A Whopping $1 Million From A Single US Concert, Ranking High On Billboards Boxscore Chart

EXO ranks no. 8 on Billboards Current Boxscore chart and is the only K-pop group on the list!

The chart ranks the top 100 shows worldwide with the highest gross ticket sales from venues of all sizes.

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The reported revenue in the chart is from gross ticket sales only and does not include revenue from merchandising and other revenue streams.

Box-office data is reported to Billboard by concert promoters, venues, booking agents or artist managers, and not all concert promoters or venues may report their data to Billboard.

EXO In The Top 10 List Of Billboard’s Boxscore Chart, The Group Earned $1 Million From A Single US Concert
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EXO In The Top 10 List Of Billboard’s Boxscore Chart, The Group Earned $1 Million From A Single US Concert

EXO lands on the 8th position of Billboard's Boxscore Chart, which is also the only K-Pop group in the list. The boxscore chart exhibits the top 100 highest gross ticket sales from venues.

Soompi reported, EXO ranks number 8 with its EXO'rDIUM tour at The Forum in Inglewood, California on April, 28. The concert has raised $1,436,158, which means 8,668 out of 9,739 were sold out. The ticket prices ranged from $80, $100, $180, and $215.

The reported revenue showed on Billboard's Boxscore Chart doesn't include revenue from merchandise and other streams. The data was obtained from concert promoters, booking agents, venues, and artist managers, but not all concert promoters are willing to report their data to Billboard.